The archaeology of wak'as : explorations of the sacred in the pre-Columbian Andes /

In this edited volume, Andean wak'as-idols, statues, sacred places, images, and oratories-play a central role in understanding Andean social philosophies, cosmologies, materialities, temporalities, and constructions of personhood. Top Andean scholars from a variety of disciplines cross regional...

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Other Authors: Bray, Tamara L.
Format: eBook
Published: Boulder : University Press of Colorado, [2014]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • ""12. Final Reflections: Catequil as One Wakâ€?a among Many""""Contributors""; ""Index""
  • ""6. Of Blood and Soil: Tombs, Wakâ€?as, and the Naturalization of Social Difference in the Inka Heartland""""7. Men Who Would Be Rocks: The Inka Wankâ€?a""; ""8. The Importance of Being Inka: Ushnu Platforms and Their Place in the Andean Landscape""; ""9. Ordering the Sacred and Recreating Cuzco""; ""Part IV: Deeper Histories of Wakâ€?as in the Andean Past""; ""10. The Shape of Things to Come: The Genesis of Wari Wakâ€?as""; ""11. Of Monoliths and Men: Human-Lithic Encounters and the Production of an Animistic Ecology at Khonkho Wankane""; ""Part V: Concluding Thoughts""